Marvel has let us know that James Spader is the actor to portray Ultron in their next Avengers film. The film titled Avengers Age of Ultron is due out May 2015. Will he be just the voice or how he will portray the Artificial Intelligence is yet to be revealed.
What we do know is that James Spader is a darn good actor. Stargate is my favorite of his roles. Though Secretary is darn good. He can easily play and intelligent character as well as an asshole.
Marvel Comics has announced the departure of Matt Fraction from FF and the Fantastic Four comics. He is moving on to the next event from the publisher. Inhumanity which will then be followed by Inhuman.
He has been the writer behind the relaunched Fantastic Four and FF. Moving Marvel's first family into space and the timeline while also setting up a school in the Baxter building. I am looking forward to the event and ongoing book he is writing. Also would like to see someone else tackle the Fantastic Four's world. Read more »
Marvel recently announced the arrival of its long-rumored 'comic streaming' service: Marvel Unlimited, where for $9.99 a month and $59.98 per year (which Marvel claims is a 50% discount), anyone who signs up at marvel.com/comics/unlimited for online access to over 70 years worth of Marvel Comics, with the ability to download and store up to 6 at a time for offline reading. It works through your web browser if you're on a traditional computer, with apps for iOS and (coming soon!) Android. Read more »
Wolverine Origins may have turned your hope for having a live action Wade Wilson as you know and love him into a soggy and moldy chimichanga, but Chris R. Notarile's and Blinky Productions Inc's Deadpool: The Webseries will begin to fill the black hole that formed upon witnessing such a monstrosity.
There has been much talk recently about the upcoming Thor film especially with the addition of Anthony Hopkins as Odin to the cast. The additional confirmed cast members are Chris Hemsworth to play Thor, Natalie Portman to play Jane Foster, Tom Hiddleston to play Loki, and Jaimie Alexander to play Sif. Also confirmed to be in the film are Colm Feore and Stellan Skarsgard. Their parts in the film have yet to be released. This blogger although interested by the all star cast is curious about the choice of director Kenneth Branagh to be at the helm of this film. Read more »